Americans spend more money on first streaming music than CDs




Americans in the first half for the first time spent more on streaming music than CDs and LPs. According to figures from plates Riaa organization. The market for digital downloads is still slightly larger in the United States.

The difference is immediately quite large. Americans gave to streaming services around one billion dollars, while spending on the purchase of physical music media such as CDs and LPs fell to below $ 800 million, according to figures Bloomberg publishes. Well give Americans still spend more on individual downloads of songs and albums, which is the largest contributor to the revenues of the recording industry.

It is unknown how the relationships in the Netherlands exactly lie, but internationally were the “digital sales”, the combined sales of single downloads in programs like iTunes and subscription streaming services earlier this year for the first time higher than the physical sales.


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